Archive for February, 2017
Why does my Jaw Joint Click and Pop?
The temporomandibular jont (TMJ) is located directly in front of the ear. It is composed of a ball and socket separated by a cushion about the size of a nickel made of cartilage. It is somewhat unique in the body in that it has two separate types of motion. It has a simple rotation similar […]
Symptoms of TMJ/TMD : Why are there so many dissimilar symptoms?
The answer to this question resides in one simple fact. All of the symptoms of TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder) are directly caused by inflammation within the TMJ (temporomandibular joint). The issue of why the joint becomes inflamed is a different issue and will be discussed in a later contribution to this site. But the fact remains, […]